- Original title
- Running time
- 162 min.
Anna Maria Bergold,
Komplizen Film / Coop 99 / KNM
Comedy. Drama | Comedy-Drama. Family Relationships. Job/Employment
- Synopsis / Plot
- Winfried doesn't see much of his working daughter Ines. He pays her a surprise visit in Bucharest, where she's busy as a corporate strategist. The geographical change doesn't help them to see more eye to eye. Practical joker Winfried annoys his daughter with corny pranks and jabs at her routine lifestyle of meetings and paperwork. Father and daughter reach an impasse, and Winfried agrees to go home to Germany. Enter Toni Erdmann: Winfried's flashy alter ego. Disguised in a tacky suit, weird wig and fake teeth, Toni barges into Ines' work circle, claiming to be her CEO's life coach. As Toni, Winfried doesn't hold back, and Ines meets the challenge. The harder they push, the closer they become. In all the madness, Ines begins to see that her eccentric father deserves a place in her life.
: 6 German Film Awards, including Best Film & Director
: Academy Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
: César Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
: Cannes Film Festival: FIPRESCI Award
: European Film Awards: Best Film, Director, Screenplay, Actor & Actress
: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Foreign Film
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Foreign Film
: Los Angeles Films Critics: Nominated for Foreign Film
: Critics Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
2016: FIPRESCI Award (Int. Film Critics Federation): Best Film of the Year
: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): Nominated for Best International Independent Film
: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
: Guldbagge Awards (Sweden): Nominated for Best Foreign Film
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